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Welcome to the oppressed land

Jeremy Clarkson’s insightful description of what is happening to the hills of Wales comes as a very welcome change to the normal doublespeak that is spoken when renewable energy is mentioned these days.

As he wrote in the Sunday Times a couple of weeks ago: “In Wales every single south or westerly facing escarpment is being smothered in wind farms. Giant tubular bird mincers that whir and moan 24 hours a day and eventually, after a year or so, produce just enough energy to light up Mrs Llewellyn’s bedside lamp.”

Welcome Jeremy and all readers of your column to the land of the oppressed.

Ian Gardner

Gwynant

Waen

Nantglyn

Denbighshire

Evening Post

29 August 2007